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morning, everybody. there is a report up to a third of those who signed up through obamacare may think they have insurance and they actually do not. good morning, we'll explaining this now. i'm bill hemmer in america's newsroom. martha: that's a little scary. i'm martha maccallum. the president set out for an allout p.r. blitz. they are going to try to dominate the waves and stop the pleading from the rollout. this comes from the "washington post" saying errors generated by the healthcare website could mean many people who think they have signed up for obamacare actually have not. that's because the glitchy website is sometimes sending the wrong information to the insurance companies. bill: the white house is still trying to put a happy face on this. >> the president believes the site has been significantly improved. and the teams in place have worked 24/7 to make those improvements including significant improvements that were made over the weekend. but the work is not done. what is the story this time? >> the story here is the percentage. the idea that maybe one in three of people who
news alert. a short-term fix for obamacare that could leave you taxpayer holding the bag. some say it looks like a bailout for the insurance companies. martha: that's a good way to start the day. i'm martha maccallum. reports that the white house could cut a deal so insurance companies could get their money since the white house doesn't have the back end setup to get paid. the insurance companies would estimate the government, here is what it will cost to cover x, y and z. both sides would cut a check on the honor system. bill: americans have 19 days to sign up and ebb roll to get coming for 2014 and the insurance companies need to get paid. you need to keep them on board. here we go. they call it a workaround in washington. you could call it a -- a bailout. >> the subsidies are not paid from the government to each individual person. they are actually going to be paid from the government to the insurance companies on behalf of each individual person. the web site supposed to figure that out. and then it figures the subsidy and tells the understand company. it's not even built yet.
-imposed deadline for obamacare website. the white house told reporters that they have scene a quote, vast improvement, some say what exactly does that mean, in the health care website. >> bottom line, healthcare.gov on december 1st, is night and day from where it was on october 1st. now to be clear, there likely will be times even with this increased capacity that that increased capacity will not be sufficient to handle peak demands. bill: but at the moment the most important part of the site is not even finished. the clock is running on that. stuart varney, host of "varney & company", fox business network. good morning to you, sir. >> good morning, bill. bill: what is the issue today, stuart. >> the back end. it is the back end that is really creating the problems now. two problems there in particular. insurers report that they are, that people are calling them saying, we enrolled but they have got no record of that enrollment. also information is going astray. 1/3 -- one h paying for it and pricing new products is not built yet. that vital importance has not even gotten started. the bac
's available if you hacked into your account on the obamacare website. that's intensely personal information, it cannot be changed. it's your identity. and that's out there available for hacking. >> this is global. and i believe this attack took place in the netherlands. >> reporter: this morning mike rogers who is looking at the security of the obamacare website, that's a separate issue. he says that website has been attacked by national governments overseas, and by criminal organizations overseas. he says shut it down because you are not guaranteeing the privacy and security of the information you have got to put in there. if you do log on to that website, the personal information that you have to put out there is truly personal. social security, home address, date of bit, citizenship and physical health and menlt mental health conditions. bill: what is the state of security that people have today on this webpage? >> reporter: it's not secure. yesterday at this time i asked dr. emanuel *, one of the architects of obamacare. three times i asked if he could look into the camera and assure ou
stay too. so. more and more people finally getting on the obamacare website, another story we're following to sign up for health care there are new reports of what awaits them. new reports people will have to pay thousands of dollars out of their own pocket before their insurance even kicks in. according to "the wall street journal" average deductible for an individual was $3600. under obama care care's bronze plan that soars to over $5,000. that is 42% increase. that is the lowest priced coverage on the exchange. stu varney, he is the host of "varney & company" on fox business network. stu, how do you think people are going to react? >> people will say, what did i do to deserve this after all you pay your taxes, work for a living. you've been forced to change your doctor. you've been forced to pay more for inwhich you may or may not need but the second sticker shock which is as you point out, heather, deductibles. the study was done by health pockket incorporated which studies this kind of thing. the federal exchanges, they found out the bronze plan has an average deductible
is not to blame for the rollout of obamacare and neither are republicans. we'll tell you what he did blame in a moment. lori: and a front row seat to history. juan williams on nelson mandela and his lasting impact. >> i greet you all in the name of peace. democracy and freedom for all! i stand here, before you, not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of yous people. ♪ farmer: hello, i'm an idaho potato farmer. and our giant idaho potato trk is still missing. so my dog and i we're going to go find it. it's out there somewhere spreading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, let us know, would u? thanks. what? martha: well it is not the typical sight you would expect to see on a soccer field a single-engine plane forced land in the middle of it. that happened in fair objection, california. the pilot was forced to land after experiencing engine problems. he walked away with minor injuries. the firefighters said he did a great job given the circumstances he was under. there it is. >> the challenge i t
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